The Seattle Seahawks and New England Patriots will play in Super Bowl XLIX on Sunday at University of Phoenix Stadium. The game is being played at the Arizona Cardinals' home field. There will be two former Arizona Cardinals who could play as well.
Who are they?
Each team has one former Cardinal.
For Seattle, it is defensive lineman O'Brien Schofield. He was drafted by the Cardinals in 2010 in the fourth round out of Wisconsin.
He was cut the first day of training camp in 2013 when the team signed John Abraham. He joined the Seahawks just a few days later and played in eight games, logging one sack in 2013.
He signed a two-year, $8 million free agent deal in the offseason with the Giants, but then failed a physical and his contract was voided. He landed back in Seattle and is now going to play in his second straight Super Bowl.
He had some interesting comments about when he was cut by the Cardinals (coming later today).
On New England's sideline, there will be defensive lineman Alan Branch.
Branch was drafted by the Cardinals in the second round in 2007. They even traded up five spots to nab him. He played four years in the desert, but was mostly a disappointment, although he played a solid 2010 season, which earned him a free agent contract with the Seattle Seahawks. He started for two seasons there and then signed with the Bills. He played one year there and then joined the Pats this season, playing in eight games.